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Kwara gov mourns ex-grand Kadi, lauds him for his contributions to the improvement of Islamic Laws in the State

Following the death of the ex-grand Kadi, the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRaqaq has commiserated with the Emir of Ilorin; Dr. Sulu Gambari, the entire members of Kwara State judiciary and the immediate family over the death of the former Kwara State Shariah Court of Appeal Justice, Abdulkadir Imam-Fulani who died early Friday morning.
In a statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, the governor urged the immediate family of the deceased to alleviate their grief by making reference to the exemplary lifestyle of the jurists and God’s injunctions.
He expressed the receipt of deceased’s death with great shock that “His death, like those of all great minds, has created a gap in the community of scholars of Islamic law and jurisprudence. Hon. Justice Imam Fulani will be remembered for his erudition and significant contributions to the advancement of Islamic laws and jurisprudence in Kwara State and beyond,”
“On behalf of my family, the people and government of Kwara State, I send my heartfelt condolences to His Royal Highness Dr Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari; the Chief Imam of Ilorin Sheikh Muhammad Bashir Salihu; the immediate family of the late Grand Qadi; and the entire Muslim ummah. I pray the Almighty Allah to grant the deceased al-jannah Firdaus and give succour to the family.”
The death of the former grand Kadi was announced by Abubakar Imam, the National Publicity Secretary, Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union in a statement in Ilorin on Friday.

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